Name: Benjie Catudio Country: Phillippines Location: Port Lamon, Hinatuan Benjie Catudio is a resident of Port Lamon, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. He joined the ‘Peoples Unite for Genuine and Active Port Lamon, Inc.’ (PUGAPO) fishers organization several years
Name: Selarn Kaluwin Country: Papua New Guinea Location: Mbuke Island, Manus Tapas Selarn Kaluwin, from Mbuke Island on the southwest coast of Manus, stands out as a community champion for his work over the last few years.
Name: Ruperto Apilado Country: Phillippines Location: Candelaria, Sinabacan, Luzon Island Ruperto, or "Ka Raffy," is from Sinabacan in the municipality of Candelaria on the west coast of Luzon Island in the Philippines. An engineer by training and former
Name: Gemma Gades Country: Phillippines Location: Hinatuan Bay, Mindinao "Ka" Gemma, is a mother and active leader of a local fisherfolk group protecting Hinatuan Bay in the southern Philippines. She has been the President of
Name: Didik Kassas Country: Papua New Guinea Location: Riwo, Madang Lagoon Didik is from Riwo Village, situated along coast of Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea. He has been actively involved in marine resource conservation in his community
Name: Paul Led Country: Papua New Guinea Location: Riwo, Madang Lagoon Paul is from Riwo Village, located along the coast of Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea. Trained as a parataxonomist, Paul has more than 10 years experience